Jan 242014
 January 24, 2014  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Nick Hopkins reports:

Ministers have been ordered to justify GCHQ’s mass surveillance programmes by judges at the European court of human rights who have fast-tracked a case brought by privacy and human rights campaigners.

The court in Strasbourg has told the government to provide submissions by the beginning of May about whether GCHQ’s spying activities could be a violation of the right to privacy under article 8 of the European convention.

Read more on The Guardian.

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